Meeting Rooms

Public Meeting Space Rental

Thank you for considering the Des Moines Public Library as a place for your next event! All six of our locations are conveniently located throughout Des Moines.

Our Central Library, located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, offers a large meeting wing with rooms that can accommodate 30-80 people in each room or 100-250 when combined. Each room has AV capabilities including digital projection and an integrated sound system. Additionally there are two small conference rooms for ten or fewer people located within the library.

Our five branch locations each have a large meeting room with capacities ranging from 50 to 150 people. Four of the locations have integrated projection systems. Two locations have small conference rooms for groups up to ten people.

For information about library study rooms please click here: STUDY ROOMS <link to Study Rooms>

To check room availability please call the Administration Office, open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at 515-283-4152 ext 4 or email

For more information about our rooms, or to find the appropriate room application, please follow the links below.

Central Library

Branch Locations: East Side, Forest Avenue, Franklin Avenue, North Side, South Side

Des Moines Public Library Library Board of Trustees Meeting Room Policy